Attendees at the March Economic Club luncheon will have the rare opportunity to hear about lessons learned from one of mid-Michigan’s great corporate success stories. James L. Herbert, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Neogen Corporation will be the featured speaker at the Economic Club, which is scheduled for Thursday, March 29.
James Herbert has been the Chief Executive Officer of Neogen Corp. since June 1982 and it’s Chairman since June 2006. Mr. Herbert served as President of Neogen Corp. from June 1982 to June 2006. Mr. Herbert served as Chairman of the Board of Neogen Corp. from October 1999 to October 2001. He served as Corporate Vice President of DeKalb Ag Research, a major agricultural genetics and energy company. He has management experience in animal biologics, specialized chemical research, medical instruments, aquaculture, animal nutrition, and poultry and livestock breeding and production. He has been the Director of Neogen Corp. since June 1982.
The Neogen success story has been well documented in recent years. Founded in 1982, Neogen has grown to more than 600 employees in multiple U.S. and international locations, and a worldwide presence. Neogen develops, manufactures and markets a diverse line of products dedicated to food and animal safety. Neogen has been repeatedly named to Forbes Magazine’s list of the Best Small Companies in America, and was chosen by the NASDAQ National Market to be included in its top tier of listed companies, the Global Select Market. The company has also been named by Fortune magazine as one of the nation’s 100 fastest growing small public companies.
The March 29 Economic Club luncheon is sponsored by Capitol National Bank. Networking and registration begin at 11:45, with the program starting at noon. Tickets are $40 for individuals and $300 for a table of eight. Registration can be completed at www.lansingchamber.org.